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Treatment being tried to restore Lake Luzerne's Ivy Island

LAKE LUZERNE - The only island in Lake Luzerne has suffered from decades of visitors who didn't worry overmuch about the vegetation and soil on the tiny patch of land. Snowmobiles roared over it in winter, crushing the vegetation under the snow, and picnickers left denuded spots (and beer bottles) i

POST-STAR - 2017-09-26 19:30:00

BLOG: Route 149 development

The corner of Ridge Road and Route 149 seems to be the next boom corridor in Queensbury. The clearing for the new truck stop, at the site of the former Getty station, is huge, much bigger than I thought when I read about plans there. The new Stewart's Shop across Ridge Road went up in a matter of we

POST-STAR - 2017-09-26 19:26:00


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POST-STAR - 2017-09-26 14:27:42


R&T Antiques Queensbury's Oldest Coin and Jewelry Store As Seen on TV Weekly R & T has paid out literally Millions of Dollars for coin collections, gold jewelry and diamonds over the years! R & T ALWAYS buying Old comics, toys, magazines, military swords, knives, silver coins and old fishing lures.

POST-STAR - 2017-09-26 07:36:37

Two charged in connection with ATV theft

Two people have been arrested in connection with the theft of a four-wheeler in Greenfield earlier this month, police said. Ashleigh L. Allen, 17, of Porters Corners, was charged with fourth-degree grand larceny, a felony, for allegedly stealing the vehicle in Greenfield, according to the Saratoga C

POST-STAR - 2017-09-26 20:15:00

Queensbury sets up video conferencing, but Doug Irish still can't join in

QUEENSBURY - As the town's technology firm set up video conferencing with Councilman Doug Irish, just hours before Monday's meeting, Supervisor John Strough walked in. "You realize you're not going to be using it, right?" he said. Irish has not attended a Town Board meeting since he moved to North C

POST-STAR - 2017-09-26 21:15:00

Cirelli's Osteria to cease operations at end of October

SOUTH GLENS FALLS - An Italian restaurant in the village of South Glens Falls announced last week that it will cease operations. Cirelli's Osteria alerted customers that on Oct. 28 the Main Street location will be closed after five years of operation. The Cirelli family also operates Cirelli's Jam n

POST-STAR - 2017-09-26 18:00:00

Kenny Rogers to play Christmas and hits at Cool Insuring Arena

GLENS FALLS - Kenny Rogers will be placing a bet at Cool Insuring Arena as part of The Gambler's Last Deal Final World Tour. According to a news release, the Grammy-Award winning country artist will perform at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 17 at the Glens Falls arena. Rogers will perform songs from his 60-year ca

POST-STAR - 2017-09-26 14:41:00

Petition started to toughen law for child murder

GLENS FALLS - The killings of a Glens Falls mother and child last month have prompted a group to seek a change to state law to toughen the penalty for killing a child. Robert Pemberton, a leader with the local Stop the Violence movement, has gotten over 5,600 signatures on petitions urging the state

POST-STAR - 2017-09-26 20:30:00

Police: Moreau man struck, killed while walking

Photographer: Shutterstock MOREAU - A Moreau man died Monday after being struck by a car while walking along Route 9, state police said. Edward Skellie Jr., 56, was walking north of Route 197 about 5:25 p.m. when he was struck by a southbound pickup truck driven by Thomas Greenwood of Gansevoort, po

DAILY GAZETTE - 2017-09-26 07:00:00

Pedestrian struck, killed by truck in Moreau

MOREAU, N.Y. >> A 56-year-old Moreau man was struck and killed by a motorist Monday evening. Edward Skellie Jr. was walking on Route 9 north of State Route 197 when he was struck by a southbound pickup truck operated by Thomas Greenwood of Gansevoort. The cause of the accident remains under investig

SARATOGIAN - 2017-09-26 04:00:00

Deputies: Corinth man had stolen ATV in possession

Noah N. Center. Photographer: Provided CORINTH - A Corinth man was found in possession of a stolen all-terrain vehicle over the weekend, according to the Saratoga County Sheriff's Office. Noah N. Center, 20, of 11 Locust Ridge Drive, faces one count of fourth-degree criminal possession of stolen pro

DAILY GAZETTE - 2017-09-26 07:00:00

Woman charged after 2-year-old found alone near Glens Falls playground

Buy Now Crime & Courts GLENS FALLS - A Glens Falls woman was charged Tuesday after a 2-1/2 year old girl for whom she was caring was found alone near a playground half-dressed, police said. Police said Tina M. Finnegan, 50, was charged with endangering the welfare of a child, a misdemeanor, after th

POST-STAR - 2017-09-26 20:30:00

One dead in South Glens Falls auto incident, report says

One person is dead after being hit by a vehicle Monday night on Route 9, according to multiple reports. WNYT reports the incident happened around 5:30 p.m. and closed the road for several hours while police investigated. The Post-Star reports the incident occurred in front of Fitzgeralds Steakhouse

TIMES UNION - 2017-09-26 07:41:01

Two motorcycle crashes with one fatality

Two motorcycle crashes on Sunday afternoon - one of them fatal - shut down state Route 3 down near Sevey Corners and then near the Dump Road in Piercefield for several hours. The St. Lawrence County Sheriff's Department responded to a crash less than a mile east of the Sevey Road intersection in C


Huge crowd, a few traffic issues at festival

QUEENSBURY - Jeff Tennyson, Warren County's superintendent of Public Works, won't have an exact count of how many cars traveled to the Warren County airport until the end of the week. But Tennyson is confident that the 45th annual Adirondack Balloon Festival drew more people than any previous stagin

POST-STAR - 2017-09-25 20:53:00

Warren County supervisors need to close $1 million gap for tax cap

Warren County needs to cut about $1 million from its 2018 budget or use its savings to get under the state property tax cap for tax increases. The county can raise property taxes just under 3 percent this year and stay under the tax cap, thanks to the fact the Board of Supervisors has stayed below t

POST-STAR - 2017-09-25 20:30:00


NEMER FORD AND THE QUEENSBURY BOOSTER CLUB PARTNER TO RAISE $4,510! Exciting test-drive fundraising event generates funds for the Queensbury Booster Club, helping students in the local community. Queensbury, NY - Nemer Ford along with the Queensbury Booster Club, and members of the community raised

POST-STAR - 2017-09-24 07:00:00

Mohonasen runners breaking new ground

Kate and Anna Sherman and Emma Sinisgalli run in a recent meet for Mohonasen. Photographer: Samantha Dollar ROTTERDAM - The traditional Section II heavyweights were all there when the New York State Sportswriters Association released its first set of girls' high school cross country rankings earlier

DAILY GAZETTE - 2017-09-24 07:00:00

Environmental group calls for halt to rail car storage plan

A major Adirondack environmental group called Monday for the state to step in and halt a plan to store hundreds of unused rail cars on a rail line owned by Saratoga & North Creek Railway north of North Creek. The railway, though, rejected the call as "misguided rabble rousing" and said the state has

POST-STAR - 2017-09-25 21:00:00